Festival Care

A safe method of monitoring alcohol at community events -1/2 day. Who is it for? Festival organisers or promoters. Aim: The Festival Care package aims to assist festival organisers or promoters (and those organising community events) to address the possible negative consequences that arise from alcohol misuse by offering guidance on the management of alcohol…

Medics Warn Over Alcohol Consumption

As our national day of binge drinking, aka St Patrick’s Day, rolls around, the Irish medical community is warning about the serious health impacts of excessive alcohol consumption.

While St Patrick’s Day is a great day of celebration for young and old, alcohol has long played a central role in celebrations. Every year there are scenes of extreme drunkenness in the media and a spike in attendances at emergency departments (EDs) due to heavy drinking during our national holiday.